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The freight wagons of the train were long, heavy and narrow, with wheels higher
at the rear than at the front, and double hoods of Osnabriick linen stretched over
arched bows. From a little distance and seen from the end, such a wagon ...
so slowly back against the wind even through tall grass, wagons can be driven
through it with safety." But if the wind came driving the fire from ahead, "it would
often (particularly in tall grass) set both wagon and team in flames." Under a ...
The wagons crossed the Rio Grande at the old ford of France Way, where the
town of Guerrero now stood; or at Eagle Pass, Presidio del Norte, or El Paso.
Texas freighters used huge blue wagons with beds twenty-four feet long and four
and a ...
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A leisurely, comprehensive, and novelistic history of New Mexico and Texas from the earliest times up to the Mexican revolution. Some of the observations of national character are outdated, but these are obvious and more than made up for by passages of beautiful prose and brilliant storytelling. Read full review
A Colony for Mexico
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